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Being an introvert and shy might seem like a bad combo for a business owner. Studies have found that introverts actually make really good leaders. If you can get past your shyness to be able to network with people, then you're really unstoppable in business.

If the thought of going to a conference or fundraising party has you wanting to curl up in a ball and hide in the corner instead, then try these tips for networking when you're introverted.

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Expert Author Chanre A Williams

 
Social networking seems to be the most unnoticed part when marketing your business and a lot of people don't fully understand why it is important. To clarify why it is vital here are some reasons.

In this century people dedicate most of their time to their phones. Although it isn't recommended to use light emitting objects for a long period of time, people still tend to glare at their phones often. However, this is the reality that we live in, so we have to roll with the punches. This time that people spend on their phones is valuable and marketing specialists can use it to their advantage. Be sure that you know who your target market is so that you can post specifically for them. They may feel that you are directly speaking to them.

A business needs to keep its customers involved when it comes to its products and services. One would not want to spend most of their time on the phone with multiple people sharing the same advert or post. You can post something on a social network that is informative regarding a service you provide.

It is cheaper and easier to post adverts on the internet instead of paying a lot of money for a billboard on the side of the road. With a social network post, people can easily see what your business is all about and can ask questions directly.


Social networking also gives customers and clients more interaction with your business page and you. People will believe that you care about your clients more and are willing to answer their enquiries.
The recent generations are difficult people to satisfy. They are expectant of so many crazy and new ideas and refuse to do things "old school". This may seem hard to conquer but you know well that the majority of this generation will only want to view products on a phone or computer. As long as it is displayed on a screen, they are happy.

Social network marketing gives your business more fame on the internet. By using keywords that are often searched for, more customers and clients are bound to see the quality of your work and your dedication. In the business industry you need more people to trust you because nothing travels faster than bad news. You need to always make sure that what you are posting grabs attention in a good way.

It takes time for your business to be well-known and more time for it to be recommended by people. Social network marketing is an important part of growing your business. Plus there is always something to be said that will give you more traffic and, consequently, more clients.

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